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A dad from Solihull is warning others about the dangers of a silent killer which nearly left him dead.
David Smith left a BBQ in the porch of his tent and woke up in hospital with no recollection of what happened.
It was only the quick actions of his children which saved his life, when they woke, felt groggy and realised something was wrong. They called 999 and paramedics arrived just in time.
The Carbon Monoxide fumes from the BBQ had built up in the tent, poisoning him and knocking him unconscious.
7 people have died in the last 12 months due to BBQ related carbon monoxide poisoning in tents and caravans. One of them a 14 year old girl who died in Shropshire.
Watch Commander Clive Robinson met up with Heart reporter Rob Mayor to talk about the dangers of disposable BBQ's.
You can stay safe by following these tips.
You can get further advice by following the links below.